Shawn Porter

Shawn Porter (born October 20, 1987) is an American professional boxer. He is a former two-time welterweight world champion, having held the IBF title from 2013 to 2014 and the WBC title from 2018 to September 2019. As an amateur, Porter competed mostly as a middleweight and compiled an astounding amateur record of 276–14. In 2007 he won the World Golden Gloves Championship. Though he boasts amateur victories over current pro prospects Daniel Jacobs, Demetrius Andrade, Edwin Rodriguez, Shawn Estrada, Jonathan Nelson, and Oleksandr Usyk he came up just short in qualifying for the 2008 U.S. Olympics team. As of December 2020, he is ranked as the world’s sixth best active welterweight by BoxRec, fourth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and fifth by The Ring magazine. He is particularly known for his aggressive pressure fighting style, physical strength and high work rate.*

* This information is from Wikipedia

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